Tag Archives: George H.W. Bush

George H.W. Bush Improves, Moved From ICU

Politico reports: Former President George H.W. Bush has left the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital, where he was admitted over the weekend to treat an infection, and is expected to continue his recovery the next several days from “a regular patient room,” his spokesman said Wednesday. Delivering an update on the 41st president’s health status in a statement, …

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George H.W. Bush Hospitalized With Sepsis [VIDEO]

Multiple outlets are reporting that former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized yesterday morning with a potentially life-threatening case of sepsis. Bush is being treated in the intensive care unit of Houston Methodist Hospital. The hospitalization came only hours after the funeral of former First Lady Barbara Bush, to whom he was married for 73 years. The former president is …

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LIVE VIDEO: Former First Lady Barbara Bush’s Funeral

CBS News reports: Some 1,500 guests are expected Saturday at a private funeral for Barbara Bush at the nation’s largest Episcopal church. First lady Melania Trump, former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Cliuton, and former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are among those expected to attend the by-invitation-only service at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston. Burial will follow …

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Trump To Skip Funeral For Barbara Bush

Politico reports: President Donald Trump will not join first lady Melania Trump in attending the funeral services for Barbara Bush, the White House said in a statement, citing a desire to “avoid disruptions” stemming from the increased security presence and “out of respect for the Bush Family and friends.” “First Lady Melania Trump will attend the memorial service for Barbara …

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Melania To “Pay Respects” At Barbara Bush’s Funeral

CNN reports: First lady Melania Trump will attend the funeral for Barbara Bush in Texas on Saturday. “Mrs. Trump plans to pay her respects at the funeral on Saturday,” her communications director Stephanie Grisham told CNN. Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty and a first lady who elevated the cause of literacy, died Tuesday. She was 92. The …

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BREAKING: Barbara Bush Dies At 92

ABC News reports: Former first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday at her home in Houston, Texas. She was 92. “A former first lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the age of 92,” reads a statement from the office of former President George H.W. …

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Barbara Bush Enters End-Of-Life Palliative Care

NBC News reports: Former first lady Barbara Bush will not seek additional medical treatment after a series of recent hospitalizations, a family spokesman said Sunday. In a statement, the spokesman said Bush, 92, would instead focus on “comfort care” after consulting with doctors and family members. It wasn’t immediately clear what Bush, the wife of former President George H.W. Bush, …

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Both Bushes Roast “Blowhard” Trump In New Book

CNN reports: Former President George H.W. Bush has a blunt assessment of Donald Trump: “He’s a blowhard.” And his son, former President George W. Bush, has harsh words for his Republican successor as well: “This guy doesn’t know what it means to be president.” Those stinging comments mark the first time the former presidents are speaking out about Trump in …

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Former Presidents Raise Money For Hurricane Relief

The Associated Press reports: The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H.W. and George W. …

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Former Presidents Bush I and Bush II React To Trump: America Must Always Reject Racial Hatred In All Forms

USA Today reports: Former presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush released Wednesday a joint statement condemning the hatred that was at the heart of the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. “America must always reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred in all forms,” the father and son said in their statement. “As we pray for …

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Paging Sean Spicer: Bill Clinton Hides In The Bushes

The Hill reports: Former President Clinton posed between statues of his predecessor and successor at the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Texas on Thursday, in a photo that quickly went viral. Clinton was at the library to celebrate this year’s graduates from the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, which uses resources from four presidential centers, including Bush’s and Clinton’s. Social …

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George H.W. Bush Pays Tribute To Roger Ailes: “Not Sure I’d Have Been President Without His Loyal Help”

The Washington Examiner reports: Former President George H.W. Bush on Thursday paid tribute to Roger Ailes, the founder of Fox News, who acted as a political consultant to Bush and other Republican presidents. “He wasn’t perfect, but Roger Ailes was my friend and I loved him,” Bush wrote Thursday on Twitter. “Not sure I would have been President without his …

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BREAKING: George H.W. Bush Moved To ICU With Pneumonia Diagnosis, Barbara Bush Also Hospitalized

Former President George H.W. Bush has been moved the intensive care unit at Texas Medical Center in Houston due to an apparently worsening “acute respiratory problem stemming from pneumonia.” Former First Lady Barbara Bush has also been hospitalized at the same facility as a “precaution due to fatigue and coughing.” A short statement from Bush’s spokesman, seen below, says additional …

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REPORT: George H.W. Bush Will Vote For Hillary

The Guardian reports: President George HW Bush is reportedly voting for Hillary Clinton in November, according to a Facebook post from John F Kennedy’s niece. The post by Kathleen Kennedy Townsend – the former lieutenant governor of Maryland and daughter of Robert F Kennedy – shows her posing with George HW Bush with the caption “The President told me he …

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Southern Baptists Attack George And Barbara Bush For Witnessing Gay Wedding

“President Bush did not merely attend the wedding. He also served as an official witness, signing the legal documents for the ceremony and the Maine wedding license. Under a photograph with the former president the couple added the words, ‘Getting our marriage license witnessed!’ The news coverage of the Bushes’ attendance at the same-sex wedding points to a reality that …

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MAINE: Former President George H.W. Bush Witnesses Same-Sex Wedding

The Washington Post reports: Another prominent Republican has come out in support of same-sex marriage — or at least, in support of one particular same-sex marriage. Former President George H.W. Bush served as an official witness this past weekend at the Maine wedding of Bonnie Clement and Helen Thorgalsen, co-owners of a Kennebunk general store. Thorgalsen posted a photo of …

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Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Dies At 78

Retired four-star Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf has died at the age of 78. A U.S. official says retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991, has died. He was 78.  The official tells The Associated Press that Schwarzkopf died Thursday in Tampa, Fla. The official wasn’t authorized to …

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